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night. we could use the rain. it has been pretty dry. you will notice it does feel out side. we have a 30% chance for a shower or thunderstorm later this afternoon. first we say good morning to sarah. >> good morning. kind of a busy start. southbound 295, we have an accident coming in there. delays may be developing. traveling on monkton road, there is a downed tree. be extra careful as you travel in that region. mountain health, we do have an accident there in the perryville region. as far as volume, we are in pretty good shape. this is a quick live look outside. things are flowing smoothly at harford road. a problem-free writing so far on the west side at liberty. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> with nearly six weeks to go until americans head to the poll, leaders are preparing to roll out their agenda. >> kate amara is in our washington bureau with more. >> the pledge to america it is like a sequel to the contract with america, a campaign platform designed to show voters the gop is listening and ready to govern. >> a pledge to america. >> leaders rolled out their p
. thank you for joining us this morning. >> tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. it has felt like early fall. >> the overnight lows were in the 40's and 50's. we will throw summer back into the picture. people want summer to hang on as long as possible. today and tomorrow, this is for you. we have a few high, thin clouds. 62 degrees at bwi. it warm up quickly. 88 today. the average high temperature is 81. mostly sunny skies all the way through this evening. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. we really could use some rain. first we say good morning to kim and see what is happening on the roads. >> good morning. jennifere that ge franciotti is live on the scene at is causing some delays. take garrison avenue instead. there is an accident at edmundson at number carrollton. howard county, there's a road closures because of another fire. the alternate is cedar lane. report of a vehicle fire on northbound 97. we're watching out for that as well. this is the west side of the beltway at liberty road. no problems there to report. we switch over to 95
of us can change a light bulb or squash a stink bug but also move a bus and give hope. >> all going through my head now is wow. i'm crying a lot because it's finally hitting. before i said, i was still in shock. now it's hitting. >> reporter: we were all tied up watching ty and his miracle workers give baltimore two hours of great tv. many watched "extreme makeover: home edition" at home. others came out here to notre-dame prep for a viewing party. >> meant a lot to me and my family. i know that all my friends watching it, they are just like, really impressed at what the program that i'm in and all the things i'm doing. >> ok, here's the situation. a storm has blown in! >> reporter: to show what you can do with a stop watch, weather against us. we saw tears and raindrops, hugs and earthquakes. in the end it's always about the hope. >> i am so happy and thrilled right now with what the show is doing. we couldn't be happier and so proud and privileged we had the house. >> reporter: if you swept a broom, put a chair in place, painted a wall, laid a brick, this show was all about you. b
but it will make its way to a nice afternoon and mixture of sun and clouds will give us a warm-up, up cose to 80. you can follow that at the our wake-up window at the bottom of the screen. major headline here, hurricane igor, still a category 4, a little weaker. now joined by hurricane julia, that we're watching out there in the open waters of the atlantic. now igor down to 135 mile-per-hour winds. that is below the 150 mark that we had measured yesterday. at least the national hurricane center had measured. we don't personally go out there for you. but we're watching hurricane julia off the coast of africa, now winds of 75 miles per hour. and just upgraded to hurricane status this morning. locally, maryland's most powerful doppler radar, we are dry. we've got ourselves five sweeps across the chesapeake and showing up basically no moisture falling from a few clouds out there. down to 54 in ellicott city. 57 in perry hall. the warm spot, the eastern shore in centreville at 61 degrees. 2-degree guaranteed high with a mix of sun and clouds, up to 80 this afternoon. >>> right now here's kim brown wi
the guy to the ground. they'll have to explain it to all of us. >> reporter: fast forward, billy hits a 38-yard field goal and the ravens take the lead, 10-9. later on, the ravens losing, 12- 10 and flacco throws the third interception on the pass. and seconds left, flacco tossing the fourth interception of the day. that put a wrap on the loss against cincinnati. it's bad, three interceptions, it doesn't matter how you feel about them. >> we can look at the plays all week and the question you have to ask yourself, why not instant replay the plays. >> and 0-2 cleveland comes to baltimore sunday. have a great day, back to you. >> and it was one of the most talked about football games of the weekend as millions watched the second manning bowl. eli manning lead the giants against payton and the colts and this one was one sided. the colts hammered the giants and they cruised to a 38-14 victory. >> payton's good. >> something they can promote. >> payton's good. >> i'm excited, i don't normally get to work monday morning, but i get to be here for manic monday. >> good morning, ron. >> good mornin
for joining us this morning. >> tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. >> so for the focus is the western suburbs. frederick county, carroll county. let's look at hd doppler. you cannot see the worst of it in the orange and the red -- you can see the worst of it in the orange and the red. you will see some heavy rain for the next 15 or 20 minutes at least. and then it will push into pennsylvania. down towards annapolis, give yourself extra time again this morning. let's look at the forecast. i think it will clear up this afternoon. most of the rain will be this morning. high temperatures in the upper 70's. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. first we say good morning to sarah and see what is happening on the roads on this tuesday. >> a few accidents to watch for. they could be related to the rain. there is an accident at 32. watch for delays there. there are some other problem spots. jewish park lake drive, a vehicle fire. park lake drive, a vehicle fire. let's let it drive times. 11 minutes on the ad lib northeast side. eight minutes to tr
was really thinking is this really her? >> reporter: a school spoke person tells us the students will be refunded and the school will review procedures for booking concerts so they don't get duped again. >>> the news keeps coming. here's brian bolter with the news edge at 11:00. >> a thief in the night. the news edge on a string of burglaries in fairfax county has neighborhoods on high alert. tonight police linked the brazen burglar to dozens of crimes and fear there may be more. fox 5's roz plater live in the newsroom to kick things off. >> one of the victims told me tonight he had fallen asleep on his couch about 2:00 in the morning. he heard a noise and thought he was dreaming. turns out he wasn't. that bold burglar walked right through the unlocked front door. tonight police are worried the stakes may be even higher now that burglar has gotten his hands on two handguns. in just the past month fairfax county police say a lone burglar has struck at least 64 times and boy, is he ever brazen. >> he doesn't seem to care whether you're home or not. that's the part that scares me. >
problems may arise. >> the director of the city operations center joins us live on the phone. good morning. mr. any flooding in the city? but we have received reports of localized flooding come around the patapsco avenue. . the road is already close. historically we have instances of flooding there. with the amount of rain we had overnight, that area is already under water. >> when we anticipate heavy rain, there are pockets where you know it is going to flood. to try to get a jump on things? >> yes. we try to utilize transportation and assets so that it frees up fire employees so they cannot respond to major emergencies. the usual suspects are the 83 corridor, jones falls, middle mill up around the mount washington area. and the fells point area. we're not too concerned with the storm surges. given the amount of rain that is falling, and the cells did seem to be all over the place, it is anybody's guess on work the flooding will be the worst. it could be an area where there is not a stream or a tributary at all, where a storm drain becomes clogged. so we're keeping an eye on everything to
us. in comes a chance of ú%inshowers, and a lot of it staying orth. high pressure builds in. upper 70s through low 80s through tuesdaa. possible showers late tomorrow into friday early. we'reekeeping an eye on the tive tropics and iior, julia and karl as they makeetheir way across what is happening on the roadways this morningg here is lauren cooke ith a traffic dge check out. ú%eck, check, i guess i would say, lauren. >> reporter:: yeah, steve, we dd have problems on 95 if youu3 are using that to get into the citt. watch out for a disabled trash truck. and here is of a live look at the key bridge where we're dealing with an acccdeet along the innnr loop. it's leading to quite a bit of loop, though, through theuter parkville areaa no problems to report from 95 to 88, you're look at an 11-minute rideewith ú% average speed of 54 miles per -our. %--rom 795 to 95, that driie wil take you 11 minutes with an average speed of 54 miles per hour. no problems o report on 95, ffom whitemarsh boulevard to the beltway you're looking at a high of 55 for the aveeage speed of 55 miles per hou
: good morning, megan. this used to be the best hot spot here. take a look behind me here. we are talking about the towson commons and later today, we will know who it belongs to after it goes on the auction block. the towson commons development just south of the circle will be auctioned off to the highest bidder at 1:00 p.m. at the county courthouse steps. now most retail spots in the commons are now vacant. this used to be the hot spot in towson and county believes that best use for this space is a hotel or some type of mixed use development. the county set aside some money to help redevelop the commons. the county pledged to help if it agrees with the vision of the new owner. >> he has no information at all on the auction, who is going to bid and what their plans are going to be. we will be in conversation with the winner no matter who they are. >> reporter: that auction kicks off at 1:00 today. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >> today, a name changing ceremony will take place for the lyric opera house. it will be called the patricia and arthur performing arts center at the lieric. the
and his case alive. >> what i hope is that everyone would hear us. it is not just us. it is so many different teem that are crying out. that this has to stop. >> my son was shot 18 times. >> holmes was her nephew. she had a son, too. >> his name is reynard. they haven't caught anyone yet. i think about he's not here to be a father to his son. he has an 8-year-old. i think about i won't see him walk in my door no more. there is so much to think about. >> the injustice and the loss that these mothers and others are stuck with. right now they hope gatherings like this help send a message about their pain. >> this has got to stop. they are taking people's children. >> you-all taking people's children. you-all don't know what you are doing to people's family. >> so far baltimore police have solved half of its 148 murder. last year it solved about 60% of its 238 murders. at police head quarters, george lettis wbal-tv 11 news. >> while jamaal's family was praying, a 15-year-old boy was shot in the face. the victim was taken to a local hospital and at last check was in stable condition. >>
patrol car arrived, the man began attacking the officer. they say the officer used his patrol car door to push the man away. >> there was a struggle over the officer's weapon, at which time a second officer pulled up to this team, observed what was going on and shot the suspect in the chest two times. >> the shopping center remain closed as police tried to sort out what happened. the officers are now on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation. store managers and business owners were shocked. >> its life and things happen, but there's no area where there's not going to be any crime. we're not going to change anything. we're going to keep doing what we have been doing. >> so far, police have not release the identity of the man tried they say he is in critical but stable condition at shock trauma. >> tonight, a baltimore teenager is behind bars charged in a deadly shooting last month. according to police, the 70- rolled was one of three suspects to approach a 30-year-old as he sat in his car in brooklyn park. detectives believe hill tried to drive off and he was shot
airlines could be on the horizon. >> kim dacey joins us live from federal hill with more on what this will mean for the airport and baltimore. >> southwest is the largest air carrier in baltimore. one economist says the announcement will mean good things for baltimore and bwi southwest airlines is the largest carrier for bwi, running 140 flights out of baltimore. a merger between southwest and airtran will mean more flights and more passengers. passengers will spend more money on things like parking and a food. that translates into more money for the city and state. >> there could be benefits for hotels if baltimore is a more convenient destination. convention planners will choose hotels here. that is good news. >> there are still some unanswered questions about the deal. no decisions have been made about eliminating employees. there will likely be job losses on the corporate level. more jobs could come to baltimore. >> southwest gets bigger at bwi. there are more flights. more flights mean more people needed to book the flights, to help passengers, including screening them throu
and oil began to seep into the gulf which was the start of the worst spill in u.s. history. now, 154 days later, government scientists say the final seal is holding tight and that the well will never leave again. president obama acknowledged the work that had been done and perhaps the more difficult job that lies ahead in a written statement which says in part, "we will continue to work closely with the people of the gulf to rebuild their livelihood and restore the environment that supports them. my administration will see the communities, businesses, and fragile ecosystems through this difficult time." these are difficulties that continue to wash up along the gulf coast. cleanup crews fight every day, but it seems right now the oil is winning. >> we cannot fix this on our own. we can rebuild this on our own. we need help from the whole country. i mean, really, everybody. >> reported for wbal-tv 11 news. >> a cold front made its way through last night. it was a dry cold front, but it made things feel quite pleasant. yesterday, we talked out at 84 degrees which was a little above the usual
are already getting a response from his likely opponent, governor martin o'malley. george lettis joins us live in the studio with a report. >> and deny ra, the ehrlich campaign titled the adam let's get to work. it outlines his major golson for maryland. tonight the o'malley campaign says it outlines his empty promises and distortion of the facts. in his first television adam in the race to get his old job back, republican bob ehrlich reintroduceses himself to maryland voters. and tells us why he is running again. >> worse offer than we were four years ago. >> we showed that spot to a political analyst. >> it was a perfect opening adam for bob ehrlich's campaign. >> he matches o'malley's posstift. and he looked good from the blue sky down to the blue shirt. >> the sthetics matter with the ads. it is very important as to getting the mood of the candidate. >> the adam outlines ehrlich's major golson. help small businesses, improve school, protect the bay. >> and fix the budget. >> the o'malley campaign responded to the adam. in his pie in the sky adam, bob ehrlich is once again distorting the fa
should bring out more good day o come out and vote anddthe polls open at 7:00. >>> that brings us to the are you goiig tt get out and on that at the 7:00 our. you caa go to foxbaltimore.com and tell us what you think. sound ff throogh facebook. send us a tweet at fox baltimore or text your answer to 45223, enter fox 45a for yes or fox 45b for no. >>> stay tuned for continuing coverage of the election. a politicaa analyst will eigh in all of the keyyraces and give us his picks. that is coming up later this hour. stay with fox 45 news all night. we will be live as the votes are counted and we will stay with you until the key races are decided. you can get all of the lateet innormation on the primaries and the november elections at foxbaltimore.com/vote 2010. >>> the imam hoping to build the mosque at the site of the september 11 attacks in new ork addresses mounting criticism of the plan. he says he is a muslim and a proud american. while many people question the judgment of building a mosquu and cultural center, he believes it could be good for the city ann u.s. if a baltimore
. thank you for joining us this morning. >> tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. >> this would be a great morning to sleep in. if you have to go to work, give yourself some extra time. take an umbrella and a light jacket. the rain it is around most of the major thoroughfares. the beltway, up and down 95, 70, 83. the forecast for today, periods of rain. there could be some breaks here and there. upper 60's and low 70's. we will not move much temperature-wise. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. first we say good morning to sarah. >> the rain is having an impact on the morning commute. we have several axes. there is one at the j.f.x. 40 miles per hour. watch for delays there. outer loop at reisterstown road, there is an accident off to the side. a vehicle spun out and is facing the wrong direction. watch for flooding on route 40 in both directions at rolling road. number at 295, there is another accident. a busy start to your morning commute. this is a mere 29. there was an accident past 29. we switch over to a live view of traffic at the beltway
the iran's president after mahmoud ahmadinejad suggested that the u.s. could be behind the 9/11 attacks. the president called the comments hateful. iran's president is not backing down. >> reporter: president obama has some strong words for iran's leader. >> it was offensive. it was hateful. >> reporter: the president is slamming mahmoud ahmadinejad for suggesting the u.s. government was behind the 9/11 attacks to prop up israel. the iranian president made the comment at the united nations thursday. >> particularly for him to make the statement here in manhattan, just a little north of ground zero where families lost their loved ones. for him to make a statement like that was inexcusable. >> reporter: mushing claims most of the world and most americans are suspicious about what happened at ground zero and says the u.s. government used 9/11 to justify two wars. >> under the pretext of that event two countries were invaded and up till now, hundreds of thousands of people have been killed as a result. >> reporter: president obama insists ahmadinejad does not represent the people of iran. >
. most of the windows were bashed out. firefighters had to use ladders to rescue the people inside. at this point the cause of the accident is not clear. we're here gathering information. back to you. >> thank you. wjz has complete coverage of the crash. we saw the backup the accident is causing. >>> this is going to be an ongoing issue, not only because of the ramp and the damage to the ramp, they'll have to remove the bus. once they take care of the injured people, there's a live look at the scene. the accident is on the 270 spur at the i-0 merge in the northbound direction at the merge. the northbound spur is closed to all traffic. all traffic must exit pat democracy. all traffic must take the inner loop of the beltway. this is obviously cause lag lot of confusion and a lot of traffic hasn't had a place to go. there's a large triage area that's set up. this will be there for quite sometime, so if you know anybody headed in that direction, turn around. it's an area to be avoid right now. it will be there for sometime. we'll have another update in 15 minutes. >>> our other big sto
is tracking how this system could impact us, bob? >>> we have seen the rain in the last 24 to 36 hours. it looks like another heavy bout of rain. that funnel system has stalled along the east coast. it is raining across florida and further south, we are watching a tropical system that can affect our region. there will be a tropical depression and where it is expected to go, we will let you know. >> it looks like it is making some strength before it makes not only one but two landfalls. one over south florida, one -- actually three, again in the carolinas. again, what we are looking at combined with the jetstream it will act as a funnel. ahead of the jetstream, the rain will pick up on thursday, a round of heavy rains and winds will pick up 30-to-40 miles per hour. a few inches of rain came from this storm system. it does leave quickly but it will leave its mark and we will have your full forecast coming up. >> remember, www.wjz.com is always on. >>> a health scare for former president jimmy carter. here is an update on his condition right now. >> reporter: the former president was on a
businesses and residents. >> the nablus mayor tells us that there are concerns about thursday not's high tide as wind patterns are keeping water in the bay. he is offering extreme caution to those in low-lying areas. >> most people know what to expect, this is a matter of using common sense. >> at it is eerie how many people here in annapolis are talking about the hurricane and how all of this heavy rain and flooding reminds them of that and certainly they will be keeping a close eye on the high tide as it rolls in. the u.s. naval academy tells us 7 inches of rain now in annapolis. that is the very latest. is it much the same up there or not as bad? >> much of the same. i am standing on a bridge overwinters run in hartford county. the occasional boom you may hear is not under, this is debris slamming into the bridge. -- the occasional boom you may hear is not thunder. sirens wailed just as torrential rainfall and wind gusts counted hartford county. the storm created a wicked scho. >> they are making arrangements for middle school and high school. >> they always think of the safety of the chil
developments for us. >> in paris tuesday night, officials evacuated the eiffel tower after a caller from a phone booth issued a threat. it was a false alarm, but the second evacuation in just two weeks. a senior u.s. official tells abc news there's a credible threat of a major series of new terror attacks on britain, france, germany and possibly the united states. the information comes after questioning a captured suspected jihadist who reportedly claimed osama bin laden personally approved the plot. >> the american authorities are extremely nervous about what is going on. the germans are extremely nervous about what is going on. >> reporter: officials are looking for other radicalized germans who may have been training in pakistan for a commando-style raid. officials say they do not know details of a specific time or place of the attack. the head of the fbi testified on capitol hill about increased worries of non-specific new threats. >> reporter: despite the significant counterterrorism pressure abroad, al-qaeda continues to be committed to high-profile attacks directed at the west inc
, who used to work in a hotel, fortunately spotted the books book -- bugs in the book drop. >> we were incredibly fortunate that she saw it and knew what to do. >> reporter: bed bugs, nearly eradicated in the 1990s. new limit a -- limitations on pesticides have made them grow. >> immediately bagged up any materials that were in immediate proximity of that book. bagged them up and removed them from the building. >> reporter: right now, all of the taminated books -- contaminated books are baking in the sun. once it reaches 120 degrees, the critters should die. >> reporter: but all eight frederick county libraries have now been sprayed with pesticides of that's concerning to some patrons. >> they don't know what causes a.l. upon s. and -- a.l.s., and parkinsons. but some have tie today to that. >> this is a relaxing and quiet environment. >> but you're going to keep using it? >> yes. >> we think it's something that was handled very quickly. we'll be better off for it. >> reporter: as a courtesy to their patrons, the irvanna library is actually waving all of their late fees since friday un
be a good option. mta says it is a good time for people to get used to the new charge card, an electronic fare system that works like an easy task. >> you just touch the card and go, and your fare is automatically deducted from your value. >> you can get a charge card at cbs or giant, and is interchangeable with the smarter card. >> john collins has more on what is turning out to be a really great forecast for tomorrow's home opener, plus pete gilbert has a preview of what the team bases when they take on the grounds. you can watch the newer jets and the miami dolphins tomorrow night during sunday night football. it is followed by 11 news and then gerry sandusky along with pete gilbert and ravens coverage in the ravens wrap up. in tonight's commitment 2010 report, governor martin o'malley has gained the support of the largest aid workers government. the state lodge of the fraternal order of police gave its endorsement to republican bob ehrlich. here is a look at the latest television ad from the bomb early campaign. the ad slams the b g e rates, a major issue during the 2006 election, an
the preppy burglar. >> it's unusual to see him dressed in a shirt and tie and for us to have the video. >> reporter: this is what the homeowner saw, the preppy burglar at his door, ringing the bell, checking windows and knocking. when he was sure no one was home, that's when he walked around the back and knocked out a window. minutes later, he walks out of the front door several times, hauling electronics and other items. all the while peering over his shoulder making sure no one spots him. there >> you lose the sense that your home is your quiet, safe place. don't know what he planned to do. >> reporter: the detectives don't know why he was stressed so well. >> maybe he was dressed appropriately for the day and coming from somewhere and maybe a ruse to throw off the neighbors. >> reporter: and the police won't know until they find him. we want to make sure that the suspect doesn't strike again. >> reporter: the preppy burglar carries papers and a clip board. >>> thank you, and the police are offering a $500 reward for information leading to an arrest. >>> baltimore's roads are among t
they ruled against us, when he brought the guy outside and he started shoving and michael oher decided to protect this house and have his teammates back, when the crowd let the officials know what they thought of the calls, that was loud. >> i thought it was a creative twosylabol cheer. >> it worked. the special teams worked great. the punts was on target. and billy's lay was in fine form yesterday. and forget the one missed field goal. honestly, he was playing for the win and coming from where i sat, it was like this. if you were playing from the win, you were out of luck, other than that, he sent them back. >> it was perfect. the special teams was huge. >> real quick, this is on the computer. this is part of the ride across america. washington boulevard, next sunday, 11:00, we're starting the tailgate and we'll hang around at 1:00 and all proceeds are going to the ride across america. we'll talk about that more thursday and friday. i'll leave there at half time to go and join the bulldog and everyone at the field house. we're going to raise money to fight breast cancer as the ravens
to the day. and it's monday too. >> it's not good, is it? >> no. tony perkins is joining us now. we say goodbye to the 90-degree temperatures. >> their gone. and like holly said, it's rainy and misty, monday, redskins lost, it doesn't make for a great start to the day. >> that's pressure on you to keep us entertained this morning, mr. perkins. >> i'll do the best i can. but here is what i can tell you. i can keep you prepared for what we have in store for today and it's going to be more rainfall. now we do need the rain. that is the good news that we're getting some much-needed rain. take a look at hd radar and we'll start with that and show you the area covered by precipitation. and we are seeing rainfall across its area right now. most of it is not heavy rain. it's around washington, the beltway, outside of the beltway and then points west as well. some light to moderate rainfall. on top of that we have mist and fog out there so as you saw in the live shot, visibility is reduced this morning. to the graphics and starting with a broader radar image. you can see the precip coming throug
be a good option and mta says it's a good time for people to get used to the new charm card, a fear system that works like an easy pass. >> just touch the card and go. and your fair is automatically deducted. >> you can get a charm card at cvs or giant and it's sbrangeable with d.c. metro's smart card. >> and don't forget you can catch the new york jets and miami dolphins tonight. the game airs here followed by 11. then we'll have extended coverage. on the northwest side of baltimore the search continues for the man police say shot a man early in the morning in the 35000 block of heyward avenue. a man was shot multiple times in the chest. police in annapolis have arrested a man for another shooting that sent a man to shock trauma. he is charged according to police he shocked the victim at the harbor house complex after 5:po yesterday morning. he is expected to survive there is no word on a possible motive. a run will be held later in honor of yeardly love, the uva student who was murdered last may. the school is holding the fund raiser to raise money for a new field in her name. a judge in
for the weather. >> cool stuff for us this morning, not quite as cool as yesterday morning, but you will need a light jacket at this hour. the barometric pressure at 31.5. we will start out with sunshine this morning. it should stay dry during the day with a high temperature of 82 degrees later on today. so slightly warmer during the day today than yesterday. when we come back, we will check hurricane igor and the seven-day forecast. for now, to the news desk. >> overnight bp engineers began the final plugging of the leak in the gulf of mexico spill. >> jay gray has the latest from louisiana. >> engineers were set to begin the final pressure test on the deep water well. after pouring cement, scientists want to make sure the seal will hold more than 1,100 pounds of pressure per square inch. crew members are confident it will. in the final hours, there has been a sense of pride. >> the fact that it had done so much damage. it is the fact that we were able to help solve and fix something that so many people wanted and needed fixed. >> sealing the well won't solve the problem so many living on th
would manage it really. don't like that idea. we can't afford andy harris' idea. >>> mary joins us now with more. >>> days after the nearly abandoned towson complex was auctioned off, a new apartment complex was auctioned. and officials are ready for more luxury. >>> developers and county officials are standing inside this building. it is called the palisades of towson. 351 studio. they're filled with amen its, including custom closet organizing systems. bamboo flooring. kohler fixtures in bathrooms. and an automated parking garage that parks your car for you. >> all of this in the heart of towson. today, we're taking another giant step forward in the renaissance of towson and changed the skyline of this community with the opening of this new, beautiful apartment complex. >>> on tuesday, towson saw what doesn't happen. shoppers now lured to the luxury ring in towson town center. developers and county officials are betting on it. >>> almost. 500 million have taken place. >>> apartments for the palisades start at just over $1200 a month for a studio and go up to 2400 for a two-bedroom ap
there. you had to love it. great weather was certainly the story out there for us today. let's get you right into the map. 74 downtown right now. 54, though, up in york. this time of year you see a big difference between the kind of weather we get in the downtown areas and the outlying areas and certainly that's true as you head toward the maryland, pnz line. take a look off to the west. we have active weather brewing. a few clouds are drifting in. our chances for train begin to go up late in the day tomorrow. here is a look at your hour by hour forecast. 80 by noon, warm, a day for increasing clouds and late scattered showers, rain that we could use around here. we hope that we get that tomorrow night. what does the weekend look like? we'll talk about that straight ahead. >>> tonight's broadcast, police has one suspect in custody but the search continues for a second suspect in a late afternoon robbery that led to shots fired. it all unfolded just steps from a high school soccer field and as the shots rang out, the coach found himself being a hero not once, but twice. we have this sto
, sun bleached signs neglected, several store fronts empty. the county believes the best use of this space is a hotel or some type of mixed use development. the county has set aside some money to help redevelop the commons and pledged to do so if it agrees with the vision of the new owner. >> towson has everything going for them demographickicly, education wise, income wise. there's no reason why this location can't support a much, much better use. >> so once again, that auction starts at 1:00 p.m. today on the steps of the county courthouse in towson. reporting live in towson, sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >> look at stories making headlines this morning. a wild fire caused an evacuation of about 1600 homes. 1600 homes in utah. the fire started when live ammunition from a nearby national guard firing range ignited the dry brush. in these conditions, not sitting well with some residents. some of whom lost their homes and with the dry season, conditions are prime. o recent fire destroyed 166 homes, just one of several big fires across the west since july. >> a kentucky man a
that there are people like us who need it. >> many americans remain split over the law. a new poll shows a light 30% of those surveyed favored while 40% are opposed. a divided debate likely to intensify as the midterm elections approach. >> the baltimore city budget has taken a beating but that did not stop the city official from a pricey renovation of his office at taxpayer expense. this is the office of the director of public works, complete with a zebra stripes rug, a pedestal stint at a 12 footer dollars desk chair -- pedestal sink. david scott was the public works director at time and a member of the sheila dixon capita. the total cost was more than $27,000. on the director has now found other uses for the furniture. >> baltimore city police are looking for those behind a string of armed robberies in side the -- inside the mondawmin mall. >> these have hit several sources inside mondawmin mall over the summer. they're all armed robberies but please to not leave their all connected. a string of armed robberies over the summer has police searching for suspects. six holdups were at stores. >> the
've had the primaries attacking us and the numbers are strong and it shows the real strength of the campaign. we're looking to a vigorous campaign in the fall. >> he'll release a new television ad and o'malley will be doing the same. >>> the senate race matched up as expected. wargotz edged out tea party favorite rutledge. and the associated press declared wargotz the winner. wargotz, you'll recall released a tv add depicting mikulski as a dinosaur. mikulski won her party's nomination. she's hopeing to win a 5th term in the election this november. >> keep your eye on the bottom of the screen as we begin to scroll the primary results. and right now, you can get the results at wjz.com. >>> a suspended city police officer faces new charges this morning connected to an assault behind a bar. the 29-year-old is accused of punching a woman with another woman behind club reality. three police officers are said to have witnessed the incident. walker was already suspended for another dispute. both were fueled be i alcohol. >>> the baltimore teacher's union is calling attention to the s
repair efforts. >>> of course -w he cannot do as much as we used to. fortunately this season we are on track to complete 200 miles throughout the city. >> i think they could put more focus on it. >>> now become out here live, you can see these cones and everything here on the sidewalk now. but later this afternoon, it is going to be right out there on the street, because they have actually been doing major construction work on the roads, trying to clean them up here on northern parkway. the survey says the worst roads, san jose, california followed closely by los angeles. >>> a virginia woman is set to die by lethal injection tonight at 9:00. 41-year-old theresa lewis is scheduled to be the first one executed in the state in nearly a century. lewis is being executed for the 2002 hired killings of her husband and stepson to collect a $250,000 insurance policy. prosecutors said she promised sex and cash to two men if they carried out the killings. the two gunmen were sentenced to life in prison. >>> one person is running another person with their hands up. >>> a helicopter camera
they'll use it, or take the pills and sell them on the street. >> reporter: while police say the main purpose is to get as many prescription drugs off the street. they say another reason is to keep the drugs out of the hands of young people. >> in a recent survey a lot of teenagers say they get the drugs at home in mom and dad's medicine cabinet. >> reporter: now all these drugs are headed to an incinerator. >> the dea plans to host another takeback soon. >>> lindsay lohan gets another break after a failed drug test. tonight the actress is out of jail after posting $300,000 bail. lohan was released through a back door late friday night, even though a judge ordered her to spend a month behind bars. his ruling was overturned after lindsay lohan's attorney filed an appeal. >>> a celebration of life today along baltimore county's roads. it was the first ever larry's ride in remembrance of the bicyclist who was struck and killed by a car on butler road in april. the ride was followed by a cookout. >>> gorgeous day to do anything outside. >> it really was. there was a lot going on. i had th
. no suspect or motive was made. mercado had been working in the u.s. for the last nine years. >>> a woman is executed for arranging the murder of her husband and stepson. teresa lewis became the first female to be executed in the united states. h her case drew international attention and more than 7,000 appeals were made on her behalf. however the u.s. supreme court in virginia governor bob mcdonnell refused to stop her execution. the two men accused of pulling the trigger were sentenced to life in prison. >>> and man was hiding in a dumpster when a garbage truck made the pick up. >> he had been compacted several times. he was just begging us to empty the truck. >> reporter: police say he tried to flee after stealing $1,000 of merchandise from wal- mart. >>> and jessica cartalia reports, it's an effort to protect students from concussions, by educating parents and staff. >> reporter: urging congress to considering a bill establishing standards for student athletes who get concussions. >> i jumped up, had an apoaching corner kick. i don't remember everything that followed. >> reporter: dur
televised town hall meeting today, the focus, jobs. 11 news reporter kate amara joins us live from washington with the latest. good morning, kate. >> good morning, mindy. good morning, stan. just six weeks to go now till election day, and so president barack obama is hitting the campaign trail. today, that includes cable tv. >> hello! >> a black tie dinner at the height of campaign season. president barack obama continues to spread his economic message. >> it was about a plan to rescue our economy and rebuild it on a new foundation. >> the campaigner-in-chief hits the trail in earnest this week, rallying voters, raising money for democratic candidates, and talking directly to americans today during a televised town hall-style meeting on jobs and the economy. >> i think the president has to -- like a razor blade -- go after the single issue upper most in the minds of the american people, and that's employment. >> the g.o.p. is pushing back, hoping to regain power on capitol hill in november, accusing democrats of spending too much. >> democrats' job-killing policies have left our sm
, wjz-13 is always on, go to wjz.com for more. don, back to you. >>> this is a scene that many of us will remember, a tractor trailer in the water of the bay after plunging off of the bay bridge. now, two years later, the family of the driver who drowned settled a lawsuit. good morning, once again. >>> good morning, once again don and everyone. the final settlement isn't exactly what the family had originally hoped for, it brings closier to the tragedy. >> reporter: it was more than two years ago that the 57-year- old truck driver was killed in this terrifying crash. his tractor trailer plunged off of the bay bridge when he swerved to avoid an on coming camaro driven by a 19-year-old. the two families settled on a civil suit. baldwin will pay $100,000, that's the maximum amount under her insurance. >> she's remorseful and she didn't set it to have an accident. >> reporter: initially, the shorts wanted $7 million listed the state as available. they argued that twoway traffic is dangerous on the span and that the corrosion should have been repaired. surely, for the safety of the city d
crisis. >> we cannot sit this one out. we can't let this country fall backwards because the rest of us didn't care enough to fight. the stakes are too high for our country and for your grewture and i'm going to get out there and fight as hard as i can and i know you are too to make sure we keep moving forward. >> the president's campaign trip will cover four states. and president checked on former president jimmy carter fly being from new mexico to wes con son. carter fell ill. the 39th president said hit was just an upset stomach and is said to be resting comfortable tonight. carter is expected to resume this tour this week. >> baltimore city police department is mourning the lost of one of it's own. single vehicle accident took the life yesterday. he was on his way to a training program at ten penn state. back in november we teamed one the state department of education in an effort to save lives. 3-d as in don't drive distracted. >> later this week. maryland will ban drivers from talk on hand held cell-phones. it's putting an end to disstackedtive driving. rob has more on what's b
, like using umbrellas while on the sidewalk, to stepping into a fountain with their clothes on. >> it's hotter than hell out here. >> i thought it was fall, guess not. >> do you agree, the national weather service says the prolonged period of heat is caused by a ridge of high pressure that is keeping the pacific ocean's normal cool temperatures at a distance. is that right? thank you. i did my homework. >>> a small brush fire broke out. they quickly put it out. >> a pause from the meteorologist. >>> a virginia beach teen says he was attacked by a shark, has 51 stitches to prove it. 19-year-old caleb kuchak was surfing with friends, something brushed up against them. they were next to their boards an felt something in the water. right up next to him. >> look at the teeth imprints. i thought it would never happen. when we first got there it did not even cross my mind. that we were potentially in danger. >> with help from buddies caleb got back on the beach. rescuers believe he was attacked by a shark. he's anyneys and ankles -- his knees and ankles are bandaged up. he says he'll be back
all cringed when your car sinks into a pothole, but those torn up streets are costing us a lot. each driver is paying more than $600 a year. >> reporter: we are here at the intersection of northern parkway and falls road. anyone that has been on northern parkway, you know there are a lot of potholes and bad roads. but this is not a surprise to anyone around here. a new national survey claims baltimore has the tenth worst roads in the entire nation. it costs local drivers an extra $600 each year in wear and tear on their vehicles and city officials, well, they disagree. >> we don't think it is fair, because we have put a lot of effort into maintaining our roadways. it is the one thing we focus on over the last four years, and it is one thing we take very seriously. >> reporter: we see a lot of cones and everything here. they have a lot of construction going on trying to repair the roads and city officials say hey, they are still making progress and they plan to complete their road construction by the end of this year. >> sounds like she is going over poll holes herself. >>> maryland's
us in a position where we don't turn this over. we cannot turn the football over. our guys know that. i am not sharing anything with you that they don't already know. >> not only has the rookie sergio kindle suffered a horrible injury, he has not been able to be with the team. he was not allowed to even go to the team headquarters. he will not play again this year. he will sign a contract which will allow him to use the ravens' facilities. maryland at home this weekend. and the soon to win facing florida international. the only two teams that hess played against rutgers and texas have a good lead. miami at of the panthers, they are trying out of the all-time great. corey harris deep for travis benjamin. this is a 39-yard game. harris keep some getting turnovers but he does things away in the fourth. miami does a number, they win 31-3. just three series left in the season for the orioles. they were doing so well after their awful start. they need two more wins to avoid it 100 losses. the yankees and their ways of looking for 100 wins. the advantage, raise -- rays. sabathia not at his
maryland family will soon be burying a son killed in a helicopter crash. he was one of 9 u.s. military personnel who died when their chopper went down. he was a former navy lacrosse player and a member of the navy seals. >>> trying to find out what went wrong with the nation's food system leading to a recall of more than a billion eggs. today victims heard from victims. >> it was the first public apology from the owner of an iowa farm whose eggs sent hundreds of people to the hospital. >> we apologize to everyone with may have been sickened by eating our eggs. i have prayed several times aday for all of these people. >> reporter: but this wasn't the first offense. he has paid thousands of dollars in fines over safety violations. >> you are a habitual violate or of basic safety standards. >> reporter: lawmakers displayed photos of filthy conditions. >> this isn't something that just happened overnight. that manure pile is 7 to 8 feet tall. >> reporter: and the company apparently knew it had a problem. found right county eggs positive for salmonella hundreds of times. the fda is urging c
on today. what it means for every single one of us. those stories and more tonriold. today these factories are full of dot com businesses. and now my job is helping maryland create new economy jobs. training new math and science teachers investing in our institutions of excellence pioneering new cyber security jobs and giving an old gm plant a jump start building electric motors. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message so you'll know i'm fighting for you. >> we are officially in fall. >> it doesn't feel like it, but at will. 92 tomorrow, more comfortable on saturday and sunday. great weather for ravens football on sunday. >> nbc nightly news is up next. >> have a great evening. >> have a great evening. today these factories are full of dot com businesses. and now my job is helping maryland create new economy jobs. training new math and science teachers investing in our institutions of excellence pioneering new cyber security jobs and giving an old gm plant a jump start building electric motors. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message so you'll know i'm fighting for you. bob ehrli
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